To kick off the start of a new school year and the first year Painted Bride Quarterly will be attending Philalalia, we will be hosting a reading and slam on Thursday, September 15 at the Pen and Pencil! Hear works by Sevé Torres, Mai Schwartz, Kathryn Ionata, Alina Pleskova, Emma Sanders, Kirwyn Sutherland, and David […]
Unleash Your Inner Party Animal at June’s Perch Pub
Join Painted Bride Quarterly on June 11 at 8 p.m. for a special “Happy Birthday” reading at the Perch Pub (1345 Locust St.) by poets Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Ocean Vuong, and Ian Davisson, plus DJ Electrostani bringing on the bhangra! No cover. Drink and food specials. Totally heart-breaking poems. Like, purgative heartbreak. It’ll be like Fellini meets Wong Kar-Wei. […]
Storytelling through Performance, with Andrew Panebianco
First Person Arts Grand Slam performance winner, Andrew Panebianco, came to Drexel yesterday to perform for and work with Drexel students. Needless to say, this self-proclaimed “half-forgetful, giant child” brought a lot of learning, and a lot of laughs. Proving his own assertion that “a story is an active performance,” Panebianco opened the afternoon by […]
May is Sure to be Sunny with our Perch Pub Reading!
Flowers aren’t the only things blooming in Philadelphia this month! Please join us on May 14 at 8 p.m. for a special reading at the Perch Pub by Hayden Saunier and Lynn Levin, honoring the release of Lynn’s latest book. No cover. Drink and food specials. We promise you’ll leave with a spring in your […]
Early St. Patty’s at the Perch Pub
Last night, Painted Bride Quarterly celebrated St. Patrick’s Day early with a poetry reading at Perch Pub, another installation in our reader-curated series. The room was packed, but there was plenty of food, drink and fun to go around.